Weckesser's research focuses on maternal and child mental health, government benefits, and health policy. Overarching themes in Weckesser's writings include racial and economic health disparities, Medicaid, NYC health policy, housing policy, and mental health. Weckesser serves as the Center Policy and Advocacy Manager at CUNY SPH's Center for Innovation in Mental Health and on the Young Alumni Board at her alma mater, Drew University.
Reviews promoting Transgender and Gender Minority Health through Inclusive Policies and Practices. Discusses a 2016 APHA policy statement on the health-promoting impacts of inclusive policies and programs.